|Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen|
Librivox recording of the Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. Read by Heather Barnett, Kelly Bescherer, Judy Bieber, Calliope, Michelle Crandall, Susan Denney, Kirsten Ferreri, Larysa Jaworski, Sarah Key-DeLyria, Sharmini Kumar, Kristen McQuillin, Patricia Oakley, Kara Shallenberg, Tina Tilney, Kymm Zuckert. The two eldest Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, one of whom (Elinor) embraces practicality and restraint while the other (Marianne) gives her whole heart to every endeavor...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; romance; Jane Austen; Elinor Dashwood; Marianne Dashwood; John Willoughby; Edward Ferrars; Colonel Brandon
Downloads: 532,267 (3 reviews)
|Warlord of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs|
LibriVox recording of The Warlord of Mars, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by JD Weber. Warlord of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the third of his famous Barsoom series. John Carter continues his quest to be reunited with his wife, the princess Dejah Thoris, and discovers more fantastic creatures and ancient mysterious Martian races. (Summary from Wikipedia) Cataloger's Note: Our reader, JD, disappeared before recording the last chapter...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; sci-fi; burroughs; adventure
Downloads: 145,796 (3 reviews)
|Wanted - 7 Fearless Engineers - Warner Van Lorne|
Librivox recording of Wanted - 7 Fearless Engineers by Warner Van Lorne Read by: Andrew Coleman, Cori Samuel, David Barnes, Lizzie Driver & Philippa. A great civilization’s fate lay in Dick Barrow’s hands as he led his courageous fellow engineers into a strange and unknown land. None of them knew what lay ahead–what dangers awaited them–or what rewards. But they did not hesitate because the first question asked them had been: “Are you a brave man?” (Summary from the text)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; drama
Downloads: 26,498 (7 reviews)
|The Time Machine - H.G. Wells|
LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. The Time Machine is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895, later made into two films of the same title. This novel is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposefully and selectively. (Summary from wikipedia.org) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), pleas...
Keywords: librivox; fiction; hgwells; H.G. Wells; audiobook; sci-fi; science fiction
Downloads: 181,364 (6 reviews)
|The Enchanted April - Elizabeth von Arnim|
LibriVox recording of The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. Read by Diana Kiesners It’s a dreary February in post-World War I London when Mrs. Wilkins spots an advertisement in The Times for a small Italian castle for rent in April. She sees another member of her women’s club, Mrs. Arbuthnot, reading the same advertisement and manages to convince her that the two of them should rent it. Both are miserable and lonely in their marriages...
Keywords: literature; fiction; romance; von arnim; enchanted; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 46,025 (9 reviews)
|Ulysses - James Joyce|
Librivox recording of Ulysses, by James Joyce. Still considered one of the most radical works of fiction of the 20th Century, James Joyce's Ulysses ushered in the era of the modern novel. Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, the narrative follows Leopold Bloom and a number of other characters through an ordinary day, twenty four hours, in Dublin, on June 16, 1904. The text is dense and difficult, but perfectly suited to an oral reading, filled with language tricks, puns and jokes, stream of conscio...
Downloads: 349,024 (10 reviews)
|Jane Eyre (version 3) - Charlotte Brontë|
LibriVox recording of Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and brooding Mr. Rochester, but he hides a terrible secret that threatens their chances of happiness...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; classic; romance
Downloads: 827,923 (9 reviews)
|The Gods of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs|
LibriVox recording of The Gods of Mars, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by JD. The Gods of Mars is a 1918 Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the second of his famous Barsoom series. It can be said that the novel set the tone for much science fiction to come. Its influence can clearly be seen in franchises such as Star Trek and Farscape. While Burroughs no doubt borrowed liberally from the pulp fiction of his day, particularly westerns and swashbuckling tales, the pacing and themes set the...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; sci-fi; burroughs; mars
Downloads: 273,595 (10 reviews)
|Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initially called First Impressions, but was never published under that title...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; austen; romance; humour
Downloads: 1,677,332 (13 reviews)